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The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery (MP3 CD)

By Eric Foner, Norman Dietz (Read by)
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Description


From a master historian, the story of Abraham Lincoln's-and the nation's-transformation through the crucible of slavery and emancipation.

About the Author


Eric Foner is the preeminent historian of his generation, highly respected by historians of every stripe whether they specialize in political history or social history. His books have won the top awards in the profession, and he has been president of both major history organizations: the American Historical Association and the Organization of American Historians. He has worked on every detail of Give Me Liberty!, which displays all of his trademark strengths as a scholar, teacher, and writer. A specialist on the Civil War/Reconstruction period, he regularly teaches the nineteenth-century survey at Columbia University, where he is DeWitt Clinton Professor of History. In 2011, Foner's The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery won the Pulitzer Prize in History, the Bancroft Prize, and the Lincoln Prize.

Norman Dietz, a writer, an actor, and a solo performer, has recorded over 150 audiobooks, many of which have earned him awards from "AudioFile" magazine, the ALA, and "Publishers Weekly". Additionally, "AudioFile" named Norman one of the Best Voices of the Century.

Praise For…


"[A] searching portrait." ---Publishers Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9781400169603
ISBN-10: 1400169607
Publisher: Tantor Media Inc
Publication Date: October 12th, 2010
Language: English